NTSB Identification: LAX83LA113.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20454.
Accident occurred Friday, February 18, 1983 in PALM SPRINGS, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA U206G, registration: N6525X
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT WAS BLOWN ONTO ITS NOSE & WING WHILE TAXIING ON THE RAMP. ACCORDING TO TOWER PERSONNEL THE WIND HAD BEEN VARIABLE FROM 200 TO 300 DEG WITH SOME GUSTS AS HIGH AS 35K.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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